IRS Office New York (Downtown)

***The IRS has temporarily closed all Taxpayer Assistance Centers and discontinued face-to-face service throughout the country until further notice.***

This page provides information about the IRS Office New York (Downtown) location.

IRS Office New York (Downtown) – 290 Broadway, New York, NY 10007

The IRS Office at Downtown area, New York is located inside the Ted Weiss Federal Building. This building was built during 1991 and 1995 as an office building. Although scenic, yet it’s not registered as a historic place in any record. This location is bound by Duane, Broadway, Elk and Reade Streets. Usage of materials and the finishing type clearly shows how the building construction was inspired traditional American federal architecture. There are 30 stories to this building, with two mechanical penthouse levels. There are two parking levels below grade as well.


East on FDR Drive: Take FDR Drive to Baxter Street. Then, take Leonard Street to Broadway. Turn left onto Broadway by following the signs. The destination will be on the left.

North on Canal Street: Head south on West Street toward Canal Street and use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto Canal Street. Then, turn right onto Varick Street and use any lane to turn right onto West Broadway. Turn left at the 3rd cross street onto Duane Street. Turn right onto Broadway where the destination will be on the right.

South on Brooklyn Bridge: Take Brooklyn Fridge and Foley Square to Leonard Street. Leave Leonard Street by turning left onto Broadway where the destination will be on the left.


Monday through Friday 8.30 am to 4.30 pm, follows the federal holiday schedule.


Information: (212) 436-1000

Appointment: (844) 545-5640


2 parking levels underneath the building can accommodate 158 cars, there may still not be any public parking spot left during busy visiting hours. Metered parking streets and commercial parking lots are available within walking distance.


All public visitors are required to walk through electronic security equipment. Security personnel at the entrance would ask for government issued IDs to verify identity and validate appointment.


Public visitors are required to make appointments prior to visiting by calling the number provided above.


  • Account inquiries (help with letters, notices and levies on your wages or bank account)
  • Adjustments (changes to tax account information or payments)
  • Alien clearances (Sailing Permits)
  • Assistance with Affordable Care Act tax provision questions for individuals
  • Basic tax law assistance January 1 – April 18 (answers related to your individual Federal Tax Return) (Topics)
  • Form 911, Request for Taxpayer Advocate Service Assistance
  • Form 2290, Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax Return (submission of tax return if unable to e-file)
  • Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers and Form W-7 (More Information)
  • Multilingual assistance (over 150 languages translated)
  • Payment arrangements
  • Payments (check or money order only)
  • Procedural inquiries
  • Solutions to tax issues
  • Tax forms (based on availability)

*Does not accept cash payments

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